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Appendix 13

Summary of the overseas network

Following is a summary of the overseas network at 30 June 2003. A comprehensive listing of the overseas network, including arrangements for the accreditation and responsibilities of overseas posts is available at the department’s website, www.dfat.gov.au/dept. These listings are updated regularly.

Table 34. Embassies, high commissions, consulates and multilateral missions managed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (84 posts)
Country of location City Post type
Argentina Buenos Aires Embassy
Austria Vienna Embassy/Permanent Mission to the United Nations
Bangladesh Dhaka High Commission
Barbados Bridgetown High Commission
Belgium Brussels Embassy/Mission to the European Union
Brazil Brasilia Embassy
Brunei Darussalam Bandar Seri Begawan High Commission
Burma Rangoon Embassy
Cambodia Phnom Penh Embassy
Canada Ottawa High Commission
Chile Santiago Embassy
China, People’s Republic of Beijing Embassy
Guangzhou Consulate-General
Hong Kong SAR Consulate-General
Shanghai Consulate-General
Croatia Zagreb Embassy
Cyprus Nicosia High Commission
Denmark Copenhagen Embassy
East Timor Dili Embassy
Egypt Cairo Embassy
Federated States of Micronesia Pohnpei Embassy
Fiji Suva High Commission
France Paris1 Embassy
Paris Delegation to the OECD
Germany Berlin Embassy
Greece Athens Embassy
Hungary Budapest Embassy
India New Delhi High Commission
Indonesia Jakarta Embassy
Bali (Denpasar) Consulate-General
Iran Tehran Embassy
Ireland Dublin Embassy
Israel Tel Aviv Embassy
Italy Rome Embassy
Japan Tokyo Embassy
Jordan Amman Embassy
Kenya Nairobi High Commission
Kiribati Tarawa High Commission
Korea, Republic of Seoul Embassy
Laos Vientiane Embassy
Lebanon Beirut Embassy
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur High Commission
Malta Valletta High Commission
Mauritius Port Louis High Commission
Mexico Mexico City Embassy
Nepal Kathmandu Embassy
Netherlands The Hague Embassy
New Caledonia Noumea Consulate-General
New Zealand Wellington High Commission
Nigeria Lagos2 High Commission
Pakistan Islamabad High Commission
Papua New Guinea Port Moresby High Commission
Philippines Manila Embassy
Poland Warsaw Embassy
Portugal Lisbon Embassy
Russia Moscow Embassy
Samoa Apia High Commission
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Embassy
Serbia and Montenegro3 Belgrade Embassy
Country of location City Post type
Singapore Singapore High Commission
Solomon Islands Honiara High Commission
South Africa Pretoria High Commission
Spain Madrid Embassy
Sri Lanka Colombo High Commission
Sweden Stockholm Embassy
Switzerland Geneva Permanent Mission to the United Nations
Geneva Permanent Mission to the WTO/
Thailand Bangkok Embassy
Tonga Nuku’alofa High Commission
Turkey Ankara Embassy
United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Embassy
United Kingdom London High Commission
United States of America Washington DC Embassy
Chicago Consulate-General
Honolulu Consulate-General
Los Angeles Consulate-General
New York Consulate-General
New York Permanent Mission to the United Nations
Vanuatu Port Vila High Commission
Vatican City Vatican City4 Embassy
Venezuela Caracas Embassy
Vietnam Hanoi Embassy
Ho Chi Minh City Consulate-General
Zimbabwe Harare High Commission
1 The permanent delegation to UNESCO is located within the embassy in Paris.
2 The high commission moved to Abuja on 8 September 2003.
3 The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) was officially dissolved on 4 February 2003 after the establishment of the state of Serbia and Montenegro.
4 Embassy to the Holy See.


In Baghdad, the Australian Government maintains the Australian Representative Office. The Office facilitates our contribution to Iraq’s rehabilitation, liaises with the Coalition Provisional Authority and key Iraqis, pursues other Australian interests, including in the commercial sphere, and provides limited consular services to Australian citizens in Iraq.

In Nauru, the department maintains an Australian Administrative Centre to facilitate mutual cooperation on processing applications from asylum seekers.

In Ramallah, the Australian Government maintains the Australian Representative Office. The Office manages dealings with the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and Gaza and has responsibility for Australia’s development assistance program for the Palestinians.

In Taipei, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry maintains the Australian Commerce and Industry Office, the staff of which includes staff seconded from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Austrade, the Department of Education, Science and Training and the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs.

Table 35. Consulates managed by Austrade (17 posts)
Country of location City Post type
Brazil Sao Paulo Consulate-General
Canada Toronto Consulate-General
Germany Frankfurt Consulate-General
India Mumbai Consulate-General
Italy Milan Consulate-General
Japan Fukuoka Consulate-General
Nagoya Consulate
Osaka Consulate-General
Sapporo Consulate
Sendai Consulate
New Zealand Auckland Consulate-General
Peru Lima Consulate-General
Romania Bucharest Consulate-General
Turkey Istanbul Consulate-General
United Arab Emirates Dubai Consulate-General
United States of America Atlanta Consulate-General
San Francisco Consulate-General

Table 36. Consulates headed by honorary consuls (49 posts)
Note: This list includes all locations for which a bilateral agreement is current.
Country of location City
Angola Luanda*
Bolivia La Paz
Brazil Rio de Janeiro
Bosnia-Herzegovina Sarajevo*
Bulgaria Sofia
Canada Vancouver
Colombia Bogota
Czech Republic Prague
Ecuador Guayaquil
Estonia Tallinn
Finland Helsinki
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Skopje
French Polynesia Papeete
Ghana Accra*
Greece Thessaloniki
Indonesia Balikpapan*
Korea, Republic of Pusan
Latvia Riga*
Lithuania Vilnius
Malaysia Kota Kinabalu
Mexico Guadalajara
Mozambique Maputo
Norway Oslo
Pakistan Karachi
Papua New Guinea Lae
Russia St Petersburg
Slovenia Ljubljana
Country of location City
South Africa Cape Town*
Spain Barcelona
Thailand Chiang Mai*
Koh Samui
Ukraine Kyiv
United Kingdom Edinburgh
United States of America Boston*
Uruguay Montevideo
* Currently vacant

Table 37. Places where Canada provides consular services to Australian citizens
Consular area Canadian post responsible Australian supervising post
Burkina Faso Ouagadougou Lagos
Cameroon Yaounde Lagos
Congo, Democratic Republic of Kinshasa Harare
Costa Rica San Jose Mexico City
Côte d’Ivoire Abidjan Lagos
Cuba Havana Mexico City
Ecuador Quito Caracas
Ethiopia Addis Ababa Nairobi
Gabon Libreville Lagos
Guatemala Guatemala City Mexico City
Guinea Conakry Lagos
Mali Bamako Lagos
Morocco Rabat Paris Embassy
Niger Niamey Lagos
The Gambia
Dakar Lagos
Syria Damascus Cairo
Tanzania Dar es Salaam Nairobi
Tunisia Tunis Cairo

Table 38. Places where Australia provides consular services to Canadian citizens
Consular area Australian post responsible Canadian supervising post
Burma Rangoon Bangkok
Cambodia Phnom Penh Bangkok
East Timor Dili Jakarta
Federated States of Micronesia Pohnpei Canberra
Marshall Islands
Northern Marianas
French Polynesia Noumea Wellington
Bali Bali (Denpasar) Jakarta
Nusa Tenggara Barat
Hawaii Honolulu Los Angeles
Kiribati Tarawa Wellington
Laos Vientiane Bangkok
Nauru Suva Canberra
New Caledonia Noumea Canberra
Papua New Guinea Port Moresby Canberra
Samoa Apia Wellington
Solomon Islands Honiara Canberra
Tonga Nuku’alofa Wellington
Vanuatu Port Vila Canberra


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